Happenings at Pinelands Library at 49 Union Street, Medford. For more information about the events listed call 609-654-6113.
May 17 – 4 p.m. – Lego Club.
May 18 – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – Parachute Play.
May 18 – 4-4:45 p.m. (15-minute sessions) – Paws to Read with Winston.
May 18 – 7 p.m. – Mellow Flow Yoga.
May 19 – 10:30 a.m. – Small Wonders Yoga.
May 22 – 10 a.m. – DIY Camera Craft for Teens.
May 22 – 10 a.m. – Paper Bee Craft for Kids.
May 22 – 4 p.m. – Chess Club.
May 23 – 3 p.m. – Word I
May 23 – 4-4:45 p.m. (15-minute sessions) – Paws to Read with Winston.
Wednesday, May 17
Medford Zoning Board meeting cancelled.
Thursday, May 18
Third Thursday Food Trucks on Main Street returns from 5-9 p.m. Next date May 18.
Participating food trucks include Brotherly Love Cheesesteak Spring Roll Co., Cousin’s Maine Lobster, Dan Waffle’s, Empanada Beast, Fit Chicks, Jeremiah’s Custom Cuisine, Just Fork It, Latin Bites, Matty G Dogz, Moocheeze, Pirate Pete’s Soda Pop Company, The Munchy Machine, The Traveling Tomato, and Twisted Steaks.
Sunday, May 21
Medford Emergency Medical Services will hold its open house from noon to 3 p.m., May 21, 20 Jackson Road, Medford. For more information visit www.medfordems.org.
Shhh! The South Jersey Pops, the region’s own non-profit orchestra, concludes its 51st season with a “Top Secret” performance May 21 at Lenape High School in Medford, 235 Hartford Road. The 60-piece ensemble will salute spies, secret agents and heroes on a mission in popular culture, ranging from Mission: Impossible and Peter Gunn to James Bond and The A-Team.
“Top Secret” begins at 3 p.m.; doors open 30 minutes before the performance. Admission is $15 for adults, and $5 for children under 12. Children under 2 are free. To order tickets, visit www.southjerseypops.org
Tuesday, May 23 and Thursday, June 1
Shawnee High School proudly presents its Spring Choral and Instrumental Concert Line-Up. The Instrumental and Choral concerts are free to attend and take place in the Shawnee High School Auditorium, 600 Tabernacle Road, Medford.
The “Spring Choral Concert” will be held at 7 p.m. May 23 and the “Instrumental Music Spring Concert” and 7 p.m. June 1.
Wednesday, May 24
Planning Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 91 Union St.
Thursday, May 25
Lenape High School will host the Spring Art Show – Art, Photography, and Fashion – from 6-8 p.m. May 25, in the north gym at the high school, 235 Hartford Road, Medford. Students will showcase their talents; paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, graphic design, clothing and more will be on display.
Deadline May 26
The Medford Township Police Department is hosting a week-long Junior Police Academy Day Camp, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, from July 10-14. The purpose of the Junior Police Academy for kids ages 11-14 is to provide young citizens with an introduction to law enforcement.
Applications are available at www.medford-police.org. Deadline for applications, which must be sent in person, is 4:30 p.m. May 26. For more information contact Lt. James D’Averso at email@example.com at (609) 654-7511 ext. 160.
Saturday, May 27
Medford VFW Post 7677 is planning to perform memorial services at each of the three Medford Township cemeteries east of Main Street (Family Ministry at Branch and Filbert Streets, the Baptist Cemetery and the Odd Fellows Cemetery) in the usual sequence, commencing at noon.
Monday, May 29
The Medford Township Council and Medford VFW Post 7677 are pleased to announce that they will hold Medford’s annual Memorial Day Parade and Observances on Monday beginning at 11 a.m.
Grand Marshall of the parade is William J. Dorman, a U.S. Air Force veteran.
The parade will start at Allen School on Allen Avenue near Union Street, and proceed east to South Main Street. The Parade will turn left onto South Main Street; stopping briefly at the War Memorials adjacent to the Medford Memorial Community Center at 26 South Main St. to raise the flag, present a wreath and offer a 21-gun salute.
The parade will then re-start and continue north, turning left on Union Street. The parade concludes in Freedom Park at 86 Union St. The ceremony will start immediately at the conclusion of the parade in Freedom Park.
Helping Hand Grief Support meets Mondays at Fellowship Alliance Chapel from 7-9 p.m. Meetings are hybrid with in-person at our church facility, and via Zoom Communications at the same time. Additional information can be found at: http://helpinghandgriefsupport.org or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Medford Township is offering a limited number of garden plots in Freedom Park. Each plot is approximately 25’ x 25’, but due to the large demand, plots can be divided into halves and quarters for those who prefer a smaller plot. For more information on the garden plot program, contact the Manager’s Office at 609-654-2608 x330.